In Entertaining on
November 14, 2023

Pumpkin Muffins by The Nat Note

Indulge in the season with these incredible pumpkin muffins submitted to The Dinner Bell by The Nat Note. Natalie Steen, curator of some of the best finds for your closet, home and children, delivered with this delicious recipe. They’re the perfect little something to bake as we approach Thanksgiving!

This recipe is borrowed from a UVA sorority sister’s Mom and reminds me of falls spent in Charlottesville, Virginia. Not only are they delicious – but they also provide the same kind of warm and fuzzies that care packages and handwritten notes from home provide to a college student. Since graduating in 2011 I’ve made the muffins each fall and they still offer the same cozy, seasonal comfort – only this time I’m making them for my children.

Still in need of Thanksgiving essentials for next week? Find everything for a beautiful spread, from tablecloths to paper goods, below!

In Musings on
October 18, 2023

Autumn Ensembles for Boys and Girls

It seems as though most conversations in the last few weeks have steered toward the inevitable “what are my children going to wear for family photos?” Fear not mothers–these charming, classic, made-to-last looks will weather pictures, fall outings, and the Thanksgiving table. Once the children are checked off the list, it’s time to find something for yourself

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